Google Compute Engine
g1-small, Feb 11 2018

GCE


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We have run a full suite of performance tests on the g1-small VPS plan of Google Compute Engine.

On this page, you'll find:

  • Price and specifications for the g1-small plan.
  • The grades that summarize its performance in 5 categories based on the tests results.
  • Links to the detailed test results that can be compared to other providers and other plans.


Provider Plan Price per month Short term surcharge Hourly billing Num CPU cores Disk space (GB) Memory (GB)
Google Compute Engine g1-small $13.13 On-demand price: $18.50/month (+40%).
Applies up to 30 days.
Yes 1 10 1.7

Datacenter CPU type OS Data transfer (GB) Kernel Ruby Rails Virtualization
us-east1-d Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU @ 2.30GHz Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS 100 4.13.0 2.4.2 5.1.4 KVM

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Grades

Grades are calculated by combining results from web, sysbench, endurance, network transfers and remote timing tests.

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How are grades calculated?

Overall Score: 36

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Web Performance


Web performance is measured locally on the VPS and includes Rails app response times as well as system metrics.

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Sysbench Performance


We ran Sysbench tests on this VPS, including CPU tests, random and sequential, read and write IO tests and memory tests.

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Remote Timings


Response times for this VPS were continuously measured from 5+ locations in the world. Each measure includes DNS resolution time, connection time, TLS handshake time and server response time.

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Sustained CPU Endurance Run


Can your VPS handle 24 hours of sustained CPU load without flinching? How much can it handle? Does the provider throttle your CPU after a while?

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